Department of Radiation Oncology

In the Spotlight

Iris Gibbs, MD, 2016 ELAM Fellow graduate and elected to be on board of The Radiosurgery® Society (RSS)

Iris Gibbs, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Stanford Medicine, has graduated as a fellow from the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. The ELAM fellowship is dedicated to helping women develop the professional and personal skills required to lead and manage in today's complex health care environment, with special attention to the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions.

Dr. Gibbs has also been elected to be on the board of The Radiosurgery® Society (RSS). The RSS is a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization of surgeons, radiation oncologists, physicists, and allied professionals, who are dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of Radiosurgery.


Sarah S. Donaldson, MD, FASCO, named inaugural recipient of Women Who Conquer Cancer


Lei Xing, PhD, elected to College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)


Caltech Names Four Distinguished Alumni

Quynh-Thu Xuan Le (BS '89, Biology and Chemistry)
Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor
Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University.
Le is being recognized for her contributions to the development of new radiotherapy treatment paradigms for cancer of the head, neck, and lungs, and for her leadership in medicine on prominent national panels and as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University.


Best In Radiation Therapy Physics at AAPM 2014 - Stereotactic Radiotherapy For Renal Sympathetic Nerve Ablation

Peter G. Maxim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University, discusses sterotatactic radiotherapy for renal sympathetic nerve ablation for the treatment of refractory hypertension, and some of the challenges involved, with Imaging Technology News Editorial Director Melinda Taschetta-Millane. 


Lei Xing Receives NIH R01 Grant For Their Project “Dassim-rt and Compressed Sensing-based Inverse Planning."

Lei Xing, PhD, the Jacob Haimson Professor and Director of the Medical Physics Division, and colleagues from the SCI and the School of Engineering earned an NIH R01 grant for their project “DASSIM-RT and Compressed Sensing-based Inverse Planning." The five year, $2.4 million grant will support the team's development of novel planning and delivery strategies for a new generation of radiation therapy technique called station parameter optimized radiation 


Dr. Quynh Le Is Selected As A 2014 American Society Of Radiation Oncology Fellow (FASTRO)

Dr. Quynh Le, Chair of Radiation Oncology, was selected as a 2014 American Society of Radiation Oncology Fellow (FASTRO) inductee. This honor is conferred in recognition of her leadership and significant service to ASTRO, and her contributions to the field of radiation oncology. 

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